Hamilton Island Airport guide


At a glance


Great Barrier Reef Airport
Hamilton Island,
QLD, 4803

Departure information

Virgin Australia counters are staffed 1.5 hrs before & 30 minutes after flight departure.Staff are available across these hours to process bookings and changes.

For information on domestic and international connecting flights see the Connecting Flights page.

Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals Hall on the Ground floor. Information monitors display flight carousel numbers for baggage collection points.

Baggage Services is located in the Arrivals Hall, Ground floor. 

Arrival Information

Baggage carousels and Baggage Services are located in the Arrivals Hall, Ground floor.

Transport information

Shuttle bus

For guests staying in Hamilton Island hotels, a complimentary shuttle transfer is provided from Hamilton Island airport to hotel accommodation.


Resort Link provides a taxi service around the island. This can be arranged upon your arrival.

Buggy Hire

Buggy hire is also available on an hourly, half-day or daily basis. Buggy hire offices are located at the airport and the resort-side area of the island.


Passenger ferry services operate from the Hamilton Island airport and Hamilton Island marina to Port of Airlie on the mainland, with around 10 services per day. Ferry connections are also available to other islands of the Whitsundays.

Airport Facilities


Toilets are located throughout the airport and disabled toilet facilities are also available.

Baby Change Rooms

Located before security. 


Guests requiring assistance can be escorted to and from departure/arrival gates. Ask a team member for assistance.

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